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Mainframe Systems Programmer Salary

The average pay for a Mainframe Systems Programmer is $81,462 per year.

$52,235 - $121,343
(Median)
$52K
$81K
$120K
MEDIAN: $81,461
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$14.79 - $58.17
(Median)
$15
$40
$58
MEDIAN: $40
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$52,235 - $121,343  
   
Bonus
$1,521 - $15,280  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$51,007 - $121,330  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 65
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.79 - $58.17  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,521 - $15,280  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$51,007 - $121,330  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 13

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Job Description for Mainframe Systems Programmer

  • Install, test, and update hardware, software, and operating systems.
  • Provide support and troubleshooting for department or organization.
  • Design, code, evaluate,and test system applications.

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Pay by Experience Level for Mainframe Systems Programmer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Mainframe Systems Programmer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 14%

National Average
$83,000

Experienced
up arrow 3%

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

Entry-Level
up arrow 31%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
44%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 73% employee benefits None: 18%
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